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Loving it up in Saint Tropez: Lady Amelia Spencer and her fiancé Greg Mallett will tie the knot in March. Image via Instagram @ameliaspencer15

Greg Mallett: Who is the SA hunk marrying Princess Diana’s niece?

Lady Amelia Spencer will marry long-time South African boyfriend Greg Mallett in March. Everything to know about the high-society IT couple.

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Loving it up in Saint Tropez: Lady Amelia Spencer and her fiancé Greg Mallett will tie the knot in March. Image via Instagram @ameliaspencer15

Lady Amelia Spencer had a right royal time celebrating her upcoming nuptials with a “dream bachelorette” poolside party in Cape Town.

After the sun-soaked party with friends and family, the 30-year-old socialite jetted off to Dubai  for the VIP-only “grand reveal party” of the ultra-luxury resort luxury hotel Atlantis the Royal.

That’s right, the same out-of-this-world event for which Beyoncé was paid a cool $28 million (about R490 million) for her hour-long concert. Much much more than the “measly” R25 million that South Africa’s latest Lotto winner walked away with…

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Bachelorette and beyond: Lady Kitty jets off to Dubai with Greg Mallett, twin sister

Lady Amelia Spencer celebrated her upcoming nuptials with Greg Mallett at a glamorous poolside hen party, in Cape Town. The fashion-forward royal wore a sexy yet elegant Reformation two-piece paired with chunky gold link heels from Versace. Image via Instagram @ameliaspencer15

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And while in Dubai, why not just have another one of those high-society vacations with fiancé Greg Mallett, twin sister Lady Eliza Spencer, and Eliza’s boyfriend Channing Millerd? And it goes without saying they partied like royals, sharing pics Instagram.

Lady Amelia Spencer and Greg Mallett lived and love it up in Dubai recently. Image via Instagram @ameliaspencer15

The Spencer sizzling factor

Making their appearance at Prince William’s wedding to Kate Middleton in 2011, the fashionable Spencer twins and their eldest model sister, Kitty, have become the IT girls in elite cosmopolitan circles of London and New York.

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In this file photo, twin sisters Lady Eliza Spencer, left, and Lady Amelia Spencer attend God’s Love We Deliver 16th Annual Golden Heart Awards at The Glasshouse on 17 October 2022 in New York City. Image: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images/AFP 

Who is Lady Amelia Spencer?

Amelia — who is he first cousin of Prince William and Prince Harry — is the daughter of Princess Diana’s brother, Earl Charles Spencer, and Victoria Lockwood.

The 30-year-old socialite is one of seven siblings. Two years after Diana’s tragic death, the Spencer family moved to Silverhurst, in Cape Town suburb Constantia, from Althorp, in the United Kingdom, to escape unwanted media attention.

Keeping up with Kitty?

Her oldest sister and professional model, Kitty Spencer, married South African-born multi-millionaire fashion mogul Michael Lewis in Villa Aldo Brandini in Frascati, Italy, in July 2021, according to Harpers Bazaar

Lady Kitty Spencer donned five different dresses for her big day Image via Instagram/@dolcegabbana

And if the lavish ceremony with the bride wearing no less than five Alta Moda gowns by Dolce & Gabbana is anything to go by, Lady Amelia and Mallett’s wedding will be one to behold. It is not yet known whether they will say “I do” in South Africa or overseas.

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Relationship timeline

Lady Amelia and Greg met at the University of Cape Town and got engaged about two years ago after 11 years of dating, according to Town and Country Magazine.

Greg Mallett and Lady Amelia Spencer. Image via Instagram @gregmallett

She began her career as a wedding planner in Cape Town, where she oversaw dozens of weddings, and is now likely at the helm of organising her own wedding!

At the time of their engagement, Greg shared the news on social media:

“So this was the best day of my life. 22nd of July 2020, I asked the love of my life to spend the rest of her life with me and she said YES. Couldn’t be happier and I love you with all my heart”.

…And SA fiancé Greg Mallett?

  • The 32-year-old Greg Mallett is a real estate agent and fitness instructor. He has also played water polo player and provincial rugby.
  • He is the nephew of former Bok No 8 and Springboks coach Nick Mallett. 
  • His nickname is Grizzly!
  • His sister, Fiona Viotti, is the model-turned-history teacher who resigned at Bishops Diocesan College in Cape Town after having been accused of having sexual relationships with some of the pupils.